This marks the 10th time in Tech history to have at least two top-10 round MLB Draft picks in the same year.
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The Dick Howser Trophy, named for the man who managed the Florida State Seminoles, New York Yankees, and the Kansas Series Royals, is considered one of the top awards for college baseball players.
If Texas Tech wins the series against the Wildcats, they advance to the Big 12 Tournament.
The Red Raiders and the Aggies will play a three-game conference series this weekend, and Tech is trying for their first series win over A&M on the road since 1995.
The Red Raiders will next play Missouri at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park on Friday in a three-game series.
The Red Raiders next take on Oklahoma State at Stillwater on Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Houston started with an early lead, scoring two runs in the top of the first, which was quickly answered by Tech with three runs.
Until facing off against the Red Raiders, Dallas Baptist had won five straight games. Tech’s record is now 19-15, and Dallas Baptist’s record drops to 21-10.
This is the 44th consecutive year as the Longhorns currently lead the series 103-37. The Red Raiders have not had a series win against the University of Texas since 2002 in Lubbock.
He is currently second in the Big 12 with a 1.72 ERA with a 4-3 record in 7 starts with 52.1 innings pitched with three complete games.